Skip Barber National Round 4: McGregor Returns Victorious

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Round 4: McGregor Claims Second Win of Season at VIR (Unofficial)

Danville, VA. (May 1). After suffering from contact and not being able to finish Round 3 of the 2011 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National presented by Mazda, Thomas McGregor returned to take the win for Round 4 at Virginia International Raceway. The twelve lap race started with Scott Anderson in the California Scents Pole Position, but after a short time, McGregor became a serious contender for the lead. The pair, along with Sebastian Ordonez and Brandon Newey fought hard and worked the draft to exchange the lead several times throughout the event.

Pole sitter Scott Anderson finished second, 0.025 seconds behind McGregor and Brandon Newey finished out the podium. Round 4 marked the third Skip Barber National podium for both McGregor and Newey, and the second podium for Anderson this season.

Results will be official pending video review. Full race report will to follow after the conclusion of the weekend in the Round 3 & 4 weekend wrap up. Stay tuned to twitter.com/skipbarbernatl for minute-by-minute updates.

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Thomas McGregor
(Photo: Kelly Brouillet, Courtesy of Skip Barber Racing School)

UNOFFICIAL Results for Round 4 at Virginia International Raceway
2011 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda

1. (6) Thomas McGregor, 19, Saskastoon, Canada
2. (1) Scott Anderson, 22, Fort Collins, CO
3. (2) Brandon Newey, 18, Indianapolis, IN
4. (8) Remo Ruscitti, 17, Burnaby, Canada
5. (3) Trent Hindman, 15, Wayside, NJ
6. (10) Sebastian Ordonez, 16, Deerfield Beach, FL
7. (5) Shelby Blackstock, 21, Nashville, TN
8. (4) Franco Aragones, 14, Cancun, Mexico
9. (7) Devin Jones, 16, Mooresville, NC
10. (9) Danilo Estrela, 17, Goiania, Brazil
11. (12) Brian Cook, 41 Northampton, MA
12. (11) Greg Strelzoff, 41, Playa Vista, CA
Fastest Lap: Franco Aragones (2:06.741/ 92.882)
Track Conditions: Warm, dry and cloudy

Remaining Schedule
2011 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda
Rounds 5 & 6:
May 27-30 at Lime Rock Park with GRAND-AM
Rounds 7 & 8: July 1-3 at Road America with Skip Barber Regional Series
Rounds 9 & 10: July 21-23 at Road Atlanta with Skip Barber Regional Series
Rounds 11 & 12: August 11-13 at Lime Rock Park with Skip Barber Regional Series
Rounds 13 & 14: September 9-11 at Autobahn with Skip Barber Regional Series
Rounds 15 & 16: Oct 6-8 at Lime Rock Park with Skip Barber Regional Series
About the Skip Barber National Series
Dedicated to the development of aspiring race car drivers, the Skip Barber National is an open wheel, entry-level, equal car championship that provides the athletes with media exposure, expert coaching, on-track experience, financial awards and motorsport scholarships. The Skip Barber National is the series that launched the auto racing careers of Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti, Scott Speed, A.J. Allmendinger, Raphael Matos and many more. The top 10 drivers in the Skip Barber National Series point standings will also receive prizes and awards to aid in the development of their motorsports careers.

About Parathyroid.com
Parathyroid.com is a multi-media educational website recognized as the leading authority on diseases of the parathyroid glands. Parathyroid tumors are small tumors located in the neck which affect one in 1000 people causing high blood calcium, osteoporosis, chronic fatigue, depression, and kidney stones, among other conditions. www.parathyroid.com

About California Scents
California Scents is a manufacturer of high quality air freshening products and has provided consumers with over 17 years of long-lasting fresh scents from exciting and eco-friendly products. California Scents products are available at major retailers throughout North America and are also available in over 65 countries around the world through authorized distributors. Some of the company’s popular brands include; California Scents, Pet Scents, Cool Scents, California Car Scents and Cool Gel. From gels, non-aerosol sprays and fiber pads to car vent clips and odor eliminators, California Scents provides a variety of products to meet any air freshening need. www.CaliforniaScents.com.

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Kelly Brouillet
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